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From WC -Sx- Jones <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Extended example of httpd.conf
Date Mon, 19 May 2003 06:56:42 GMT
[ I have to take this back to the list as I
   do not know whether XP SP1 breaks Apache 2.0 ]

About a dynamic IP --
Well, I have a PPPoE Dynamic IP Address as well; you can get a free 
DynDNS referrer at

It is how I host from my home office  =)  I purchased a 
LinkSys Cable/DSL Wireless Router which has a 4-port HUB on it; it 
talks PPPoE to my ISP and allows my NAT (network address translation) 
internal private network to "see" the Internet and be "seen" by the 

About security patches --

Studying and knowing about your system, and it's systems administration 
issues, is a great step toward getting something like Apache 2.0 for 
Windows working -- plus it keeps the "bad guys" out of your server.  
Good systems administration skills beats firewalls and disaster 
planning (which are themselves important, but useless if not backed up 
by good SysAdmin work.)

I know, you are prolly thinking why would I need to do these things at 
home?  Well, what you do at home will be carried as a habit to work.  
Better to keep practicing the right things all the time.

HTH/Bill  :)

On Monday, May 19, 2003, at 02:38  AM, Sem Brandenburg wrote:

> Thanks for your reply. Its different unix from windows httpd. I also 
> have a
> dynamic ip address so thats something that wont work......I hear some 
> people
> talk about SP1 installation for win xp pro. Do you know problems or 
> better
> solution when installing SP1?

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